Former GOP Rep. Francis Rooney says the ‘world has moved beyond Trump’

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. administers the House oath of office to Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., during a mock swearing in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.
A former GOP congressman said the American people have “moved on from Trump.”
Former Rep. Francis Rooney said there are a “number of very conservative Republicans” who remain focused on Trumpism.
Trump recently launched his 2024 bid for the presidency.

A former Republican member of Congress said the American people have “moved beyond Trump,” though some of his former colleagues haven’t picked up on that. 

The comments from former Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida come days after former President Donald Trump launched his 2024 bid for the presidency and received a muted response from the GOP. 

“The world has moved beyond Trump, but there are a certain number of very conservative Republicans who don’t seem to have that figured out yet,” Rooney said on “Meet the Press Now” on NBC News on Friday. “I…

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